Some articles on league:
... Record League defeat 0–9 vs Stoke City, Second Division, 17 December 1960 ... Record League Cup victory 4–0 vs Portsmouth, League Cup Second round, 9 October 1973 ... Record League Cup defeat 0–6 vs West Ham United, League Cup Second round, 26 September 1962 ...
... That year he led the league in runs scored (146) and stolen bases (80), was fourth in batting average (.314), walks (99) and on-base percentage (.419), 7th in slugging (.516), 3rd in OPS (.934) and hit 24 home runs ... Henderson became the first player in major league history to reach 80 stolen bases and 20 home runs in the 1985 season ... feat in 1986, as did the Reds' Eric Davis they remain the only players in major league history who are in the "80/20 club" ...
... The League of Nations Health Organization was established following the First World War inside the League of Nations framework ... According to the League's Covenant, it was to "endeavour to take steps in matters of international concern for the prevention and control of disease, even in cases of dire human hardship" ...
... Before the foundation of the League in 1356 the word Hanse did not occur in the Baltic language ... and North Sea fishing grounds, formed an alliance—a precursor of the League—with Hamburg, another trading city, which controlled access to salt-trade routes from Lüneburg ... the first general Diet of the Hansa held there in 1356, the Hanseatic League acquired an official structure ...
... At the time of his last major league game, Henderson was still in the all-time top 100 home run hitters, with 297 ... Henderson is the only American League player to steal more than 100 bases in a single season, and he is the all-time stolen base leader for the Oakland A's ... Players, and was a nominee for the Major League Baseball All-Century Team ...
More definitions of "league":
- (noun): An association of states or organizations or individuals for common action.
- (noun): An association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members.
- (noun): An obsolete unit of distance of variable length (usually 3 miles).
Famous quotes containing the word league:
“He will deliver you from six troubles; in seven no harm shall touch you. In famine he will redeem you from death, and in war from the power of the sword. You shall be hidden from the scourge of the tongue, and shall not fear destruction when it comes. At destruction and famine you shall laugh, and shall not fear the wild animals of the earth. For you shall be in league with the stones of the field, and the wild animals shall be at peace with you.”
—Bible: Hebrew, Job 5:19-23.
“I am not impressed by the Ivy League establishments. Of course they graduate the bestits all theyll take, leaving to others the problem of educating the country. They will give you an education the way the banks will give you moneyprovided you can prove to their satisfaction that you dont need it.”
—Peter De Vries (b. 1910)
“Half a league, half a league,
Half a league onward,
All in the valley of Death
Rode the six hundred.
Forward the Light Brigade!”
—Alfred Tennyson (18091892)